1912 American League
|1912 in baseball|
|1912 American League|
|<< 1911 1913 >>|
The 1912 season of the American League was the twelfth season of the league.
- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Boston Red Sox||154||105||47||2||.682||-.-||799 (5.19)||544 (3.53)||0.277||0.349||0.380||2.76||0.957|
|2||Washington Senators||154||91||61||2||.591||14.0||699 (4.54)||581 (3.77)||0.256||0.319||0.341||2.69||0.954|
|3||Philadelphia Athletics||153||90||62||1||.588||15.0||779 (5.09)||658 (4.30)||0.282||0.344||0.377||3.32||0.959|
|4||Chicago White Sox||158||78||76||4||.494||28.0||639 (4.04)||648 (4.10)||0.255||0.311||0.329||3.06||0.957|
|5||Cleveland Naps||155||75||78||2||.484||30.5||677 (4.37)||681 (4.39)||0.273||0.327||0.353||3.30||0.954|
|6||Detroit Tigers||154||69||84||1||.448||36.5||720 (4.68)||777 (5.05)||0.268||0.336||0.349||3.77||0.950|
|7||St. Louis Browns||157||53||101||3||.338||53.0||552 (3.52)||764 (4.87)||0.248||0.309||0.320||3.71||0.947|
|8||New York Highlanders||153||50||102||1||.327||55.0||630 (4.12)||842 (5.50)||0.259||0.321||0.334||4.13||0.940|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
In the World Series, the American League champion Boston Red Sox defeated the National League's New York Giants, 4 games to 3with one tie.
The winner of the league's Chalmers Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Tris Speaker, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 59 out of a possible 64 points.
- Tom Connolly
- Bill Dinneen
- Rip Egan
- Billy Evans
- Bob Hart
- Eugene McGreevy
- Joe O'Brien
- Silk O'Loughlin
- Bull Perrine
- Jack Sheridan
- Frederick Westervelt
- Tom Ruane: "A Retro-Review of the 1910s (the 1912 edition)", Retrosheet.org 
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